North Wiltshire Sustainability Day

On Saturday I attended the first North Wiltshire Sustainability Day which was a mixture of speakers and displays finishing off with a musical performance from Talis Kimberley and her band. The theme of the day was discussing the practical ways that the local...

Swindon Eco-Fest 2016

On Sunday I attended the second Swindon Eco-Fest. A great collection of organisations and charities getting together to talk about growing, making, sharing and sustainable living. There were craft activities made from recycled items, as well as sustainable gardening...

Sustainable Sunday 80

All the McDonalds in Swindon are being upgraded to the new design, which looks rather like Argos! They have order and collection queues, or you can place your order at the machine which gives you a numbered receipt to take to the collect window. However, one good...

Sustainable Sunday 79

Recently I attended an outdoor event where they were serving hot drinks in compostable cups. However for this to be a successful service, a cup collection point is needed to gather the cups for composting, otherwise they will just end up in landfill. At present only...

Sustainable Sunday 78

Further to the Waitrose cups (August 10 2014), they now sell reusable cups, so you can keep your cardboard cup out of landfill – unfortunately they only seemed to have plastic spoons! So kind of...